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Bang Bang Shrimp Air Fryer Recipe

Bang Bang Shrimp Air Fryer Recipe

Love Keil
Bang Bang Shrimp Air Fryer – Bang Bang Shrimp recipe cooked in Air Fryer with a little bit of oil and served with an amazing bang bang shrimp sauce. 
4.5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Coarse, Seafood
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 537 kcal



Bang Bang Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha sauce or less or more to taste
  • 1/4 cup sweet chili sauce

Bang Bang Shrimp Batter

  • 1-2 lb jumbo shrimp shell off and deveined
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch *NOT FLOUR
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs more if needed
  • 1 teaspoon parsley or cilantro finely chopped, for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil for brushing air fryer pan and shrimp


  • In a mixing bowl, add sauce ingredietns and whisk until everything is combined. Set aside.
    Next, preheat AIR FRYER (this is the one I have and love using!) to 400F. Grease air fryer pan with a little bit of oil of your choice, I like to use avocado oil.
    Greasing air fryer with oil before baking.
  • Working in batches, coat shrimp in cornstarch, after dip it in buttermilk and finally toss shrimp in bread crumbs.
    How to make bang bang shrimp?
  • Add shrimp to the air fryer pan (make sure shrimp is not touching each other), then cover and cook for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, flip shrimp on the other side and brush or spray a little bit of oil on the top, cover and cook for 3-5 minutes, or until shrimp is cooked thru and has crispy texture.
    Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe.
  • Drizzle bang bang sauce over the shrimp and garnish it with greens of your choice like parsley or cilantro. Enjoy!
    Bang Bang Shrimp Air Fryer Recipe



How to make Bang Bang Shrimp in the Skillet?
After step #3, preheat a nonstick skillet on medium/high heat and drizzle 1-2 tablespoons of oil into the skillet.
Once the oil gets hot, add coated shrimp & cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until shrimp is cooked thru. Drizzle the sauce of the shrimp. Enjoy!
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Serving: 1gCalories: 537kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 27gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 301mgSodium: 1375mgPotassium: 161mgFiber: 1gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 68IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 226mgIron: 3mg
Keyword air fryer, shrimp
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